Period
to 23 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 217 228
Rank change year-on-year +26 +11 +52
Permanent jobs citing Games 65 36 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.11% 0.62% 0.99%
As % of the General category 3.15% 1.86% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 60 34 77
Surrey median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £19,750 £18,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,125 £60,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%

Games is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,061 1,937 2,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 35.25% 33.44% 35.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,612 1,547 2,404
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -0.35%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £26,325
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £68,638
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Surrey.

Salary trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Surrey

Games
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnham -2 25 £40,000 -11.11%
Guildford -10 13 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Woking +4 3 £57,500 +15.00%
Reigate - 3 £37,500 -
Weybridge - 2 £53,750 -
Camberley -21 1 £40,000 +45.45%
Leatherhead - 1 £60,000 - 1
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Games.

1 37 (56.92%) C#
2 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (50.77%) .NET
3 33 (50.77%) ASP.NET
3 33 (50.77%) SQL Server
4 32 (49.23%) MVC
5 31 (47.69%) TDD
6 29 (44.62%) WCF
6 29 (44.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (44.62%) BDD
7 28 (43.08%) Web Application Development
7 28 (43.08%) OO
8 25 (38.46%) Internet
8 25 (38.46%) Domain-Driven Design
8 25 (38.46%) CQRS
8 25 (38.46%) SQL Server 2016
8 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 25 (38.46%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (26.15%) Google
10 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 12 (18.46%) Social Media
12 11 (16.92%) AdWords
12 11 (16.92%) Pay per click
13 10 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (15.38%) Mobile App
14 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
15 8 (12.31%) C++
15 8 (12.31%) Marketing
15 8 (12.31%) Digital Marketing
16 7 (10.77%) Multithreading

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.08%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.08%) CMS
2 2 (3.08%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.08%) Blender
1 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) AdWords
2 10 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.62%) Google Play
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.54%) npm
5 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (38.46%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) DNS
2 1 (1.54%) Extranet
2 1 (1.54%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (50.77%) SQL Server
2 25 (38.46%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.23%) MySQL
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.08%) MariaDB
5 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.54%) DB2
6 1 (1.54%) Informix
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.62%) Xcode
4 2 (3.08%) Ant
4 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.54%) Bower
5 1 (1.54%) gulp
5 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.31%) Marketing
2 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Advertising
3 2 (3.08%) Electronics
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (75.38%) Developer
2 33 (50.77%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Junior
4 8 (12.31%) Account Manager
4 8 (12.31%) PPC Account Manager
4 8 (12.31%) PPC Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Graduate
6 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.15%) C++ Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Digital Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Junior Account Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Account Executive
8 3 (4.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Graduate Account Executive
8 3 (4.62%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Graduate PPC Executive
8 3 (4.62%) Junior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.77%) .NET
1 33 (50.77%) ASP.NET
2 29 (44.62%) ASP.NET MVC
2 29 (44.62%) WCF
3 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
5 7 (10.77%) HTML
6 6 (9.23%) CSS
6 6 (9.23%) HTML5
7 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (6.15%) CSS3
8 4 (6.15%) REST
8 4 (6.15%) Web Services
8 4 (6.15%) WPF
9 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.62%) Entity Framework
9 3 (4.62%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (4.62%) Node.js
9 3 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (4.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 25 (38.46%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (18.46%) Social Media
3 10 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.62%) Animation
6 3 (4.62%) iPhone
6 3 (4.62%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (4.62%) Online Games
7 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.08%) User Experience
8 1 (1.54%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.54%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.69%) Android
2 5 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (49.23%) MVC
3 31 (47.69%) TDD
4 29 (44.62%) BDD
5 28 (43.08%) OO
5 28 (43.08%) Web Application Development
6 25 (38.46%) CQRS
6 25 (38.46%) Domain-Driven Design
7 11 (16.92%) Pay per click
8 8 (12.31%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (10.77%) Multithreading
10 6 (9.23%) Kanban
11 5 (7.69%) Web Development
12 4 (6.15%) Front End Development
12 4 (6.15%) Mathematics
13 3 (4.62%) DevOps
13 3 (4.62%) iOS Development
13 3 (4.62%) Performance Optimisation
13 3 (4.62%) SDLC
13 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) C#
2 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.31%) C++
4 5 (7.69%) Python
5 3 (4.62%) Apple Swift
5 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.62%) C
5 3 (4.62%) F#
5 3 (4.62%) Objective-C
5 3 (4.62%) Perl
5 3 (4.62%) Ruby
6 2 (3.08%) HLSL
6 2 (3.08%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.54%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.54%) Java
7 1 (1.54%) SQL
7 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.54%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Puppet
2 3 (4.62%) Ansible
2 3 (4.62%) Kibana
2 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Google
2 3 (4.62%) Capita
2 3 (4.62%) Sony
3 2 (3.08%) Perforce
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) Sybase